Mason Balsis
Mason Balsis

CLASS OF 2022

C
OF

Mason
Balsis

Patriot (HS) • VA
6-0 • 205LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Stars Baseball

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2022 National

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5/14/21

VA/DC Scout Blog

Balsis is a Middle Tennessee commit and has a strong athletic frame. Behind the plate, strong arm, very quick release and accurate with his throws. At the plate, hits from the right side, slightly open balanced athletic stance. Short quick swing, slightly uphill path with strength at contact. Power is present with more still in the tank.

3/14/21

DCPL Scout Blog

Balsis has a strong athletic frame with some projection left to it. Behind the plate, he is a good receiver who gets deep in his stance and shows sway while receiving. Strong arm and a very quick release. At the plate, hits from the right side from an open balanced athletic stance. Quiet simple set-up, strides on line, short smooth load back. Hips rotate completely with violence and he maintains good balance through his swing. Hands stay inside, short to the ball with a strong contact point and some extension through the ball. Slightly uphill line drive swing path, power is present gap to gap with more raw power in the tank. 

2/09/20

Preseason All State Session I

Mason Balsis, Patriot (VA), 2022
Positional Profile: C
Body: 6-foot, 205-pounds. Strong Physical frame
Hit:   RHH. Athletic set up. Hands are direct to the baseball with the intent to lift the ball, contact point is consistently low on the ball. High hands through contact and exaggerated finish uphill. Power is present. Shows ability to drive the baseball. Tied self up at times. Really see the potential when hands are free at the plate and smooth.   
Power: 94 mph exit velocity from the tee. Power is present. Drives ball to pull side.
Arm: RH.  C - 78 mph. Short, quick release with carry on throws. Premium arm. Accurate around the bag. Pop as low as 1.90
Defense: Excellent footwork. Soft hands. Quiet receiver. Simple set up. Nice hips and sway. Advanced defender / receiver.
Run:  4.84 runner Home-to-first time

3/22/19

VA/DC Scout Blog

Balsis has a physical frame that is very strong and mature for a freshman. He has been sick and only served in a pinch-hitter's role during this game. The path is longer, but his hips are explosive and his balance is good, generating a quick bat that gets to his contact point in a hurry. Works slightly uphill to contact point and has loft built into his swing without being an extreme launch angle swing. Power is clearly a tool of his already with plenty of time to continue to develop.

1.27.18:  Balsis is 5-11 with an athletic frame, he hits from the right side from an athletic stance. Short stride on line, short smooth load back. Quick hips, good balance and has some rhythm to swing. Takes knob straight to ball, quick hands with a quick bat, short path to ball. Level to slightly uphill line drive swing, good approach working gap to gap, projects to have some power, exit velocity was 83. Behind the plate, reaches for ball a bit, quick clean transfer otherwise, gains ground during exchange. Short loose arm action with some carry, three-quarters arm slot. Position velocity was 72, pop times 2.06-2.15. Good deep set-up, projects to be a good receiver.

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